Paris Hilton: boo hoo kangaroo
12:00 16 January 2005
Paris Hilton was left devastated when she had to leave behind a kangaroo she had set her heart on having as a pet.
The eccentric heiress fell in love the hopper while filming in Australia's Queensland and wanted to have it shipped back home - until she was told they become violent when older.
The blonde's younger sister, Nicky, revealed: "She wanted to buy one, but then we were told kangaroos get as tall as humans and start punching."
The kangaroo would have completed the reality TV star's bizarre collection of animals at her Los Angeles home which includes a goat, monkey, ferret and Chihuahua.
Last summer, the stunning star landed herself in trouble after trying to take a host of animals on a plane with her.
She attempted to board a flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles with a goat, three ferrets and a monkey as part of her hand luggage.
Flight attendants refused to let Paris and her menagerie on board and she was forced instead to drive back home with the pets in tow. (c) BANG Media International